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A worker fogs the drains in the common areas of a public housing estate at an area where locally transmitted Zika cases were discovered in Singapore August 31, 2016. REUTERS/Edgar Su

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that its embassy in Singapore had been informed by the island state's health ministry that 21 Chinese nationals in the country are confirmed to have been infected with Zika.

In a statement sent to Reuters, the foreign ministry added that the health situation was not serious and that some of them had recovered.

(Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Michael Perry)

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